Amy Cleator

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Professional Background

Amy is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University. Amy also completed a Master of Suicidology after her undergraduate studies in Psychology, as she has a research interest in self-harm and suicidal behaviours. Amy works with a wide range of mental health concerns, and has experience working with people of all ages diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and individuals experiencing difficulties with alcohol and other substances. Amy places importance on helping individuals build resilience and positive mental health and wellbeing, while often working collaboratively with individuals and their families. Her practice is guided by evidence based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Attachment based approaches.

Amy is currently working towards the completion of a PhD in Psychology, with a focus on the role of emotion dysregulation and youth specific risk factors on self-harm behaviours among young people. She has presented research at several national and international health conferences and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • Master of Suicidology
  • Master of Clinical Psychology

Professional Associations / Achievements / Awards

  • APS